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Video: Stephen Colbert Takes On Common Core

Posted on April 12, 2014


Comedy Central frontman Stephen Colbert, who will soon replace David Letterman on CBS’s “Late Show,” openly mocked the Obama administration’s Common Core education standards. Colbert first poked fun at the public’s widespread paranoia of the standards, but he then shared some examples of confusing Common Core assignments, suggesting that perhaps that paranoia is warranted.

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Bus Bully Learns The Hard Way Not To Push People Too Far

Posted on April 12, 2014


An alleged bully was in for a major surprise after she decided to violently attack a boy on her school bus. While the victim initially sat helplessly as she punched him in the face, pulled his hair and slapped him, his eventual reaction stunned the young woman. In video of the attack that was captured […]

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Student Fed Up With Common Core Gives Smart Answer To Math Problem

Posted on April 1, 2014


The litany of frighteningly stupid Common Core math worksheets never ends. Perhaps now, though, kids are starting to fight back in satisfyingly creative ways. An alert reader sent The Daily Caller this image of her seven-year-old son’s perfectly reasonable homework answer. The boy attends a public elementary school in San Jose, Calif. He is in […]

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This “Simple” Common Core Assignment Confused An Electrical Engineer

Posted on March 25, 2014


One purported father’s response to his child’s Common Core math assignment is making waves around the Internet. Posted to a popular conservative politically-oriented Facebook page, a fed-up dad appears to have authored a hard-hitting note to his child’s teacher in the space given to provide an answer. “Jack used the number line below to solve […]

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Tea Party Stealth Campaign Sinks School Tax Vote, 2 to 1

Written by Gary North on March 20, 2014


It happened this week: a local school district thought it would get voters to approve of a one-cent sales tax increase to finance the public schools. The good old boys did not know that a few local citizens had hired the Tea Party’s most successful anti-tax, anti-bond issue local organizer to come to town and […]

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Textbooks Becoming Increasingly Anti-Conservative

Posted on February 19, 2014


After failing to return multiple requests for comment Monday, USC spokesman Wes Hickman told TheBlaze in a statement Tuesday that the school is “committed to academic freedom and a vigorous public discourse.” “Our faculty are free to select texts for their courses and our students are encouraged to raise questions, challenge convention and develop their […]

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